Hero Motocorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of premium motorcycles and scooters has hit and surpassed the colossal 100,000,000 units in cumulative production milestone.
Being at the fore front of providing mobility to the aspirations of millions around the world, Hero Motocorp is committed to keeping up with operational success and sustainable practices towards evolving engineering.
“This significant landmark is also an affirmation of the inherent capabilities in India and Hero’s Brand appeal. We have been making in India, for the world – and this milestone is an acknowledgment of the customers’ preference for Hero across geographies, demographics and generations.
“We are going to continue to ride our growth journey. In keeping with our Vision to ‘Be the Future of Mobility’ we will be launching a host of new motorcycles & scooters over the next five years, in addition to expanding our global footprint. We will also continue to invest in R&D and focus on new mobility solutions.” Dr Pawan Munjal, Chairman & CEO, Hero MotoCorp.
The 100 millionth bike, the Xtreme 160R, was rolled-out of the Company’s manufacturing facility in Haridwar, in the northern Indian hill state of Uttarakhand and to mark the occasion, Dr Pawan Munjal unveiled six special celebration edition models at the Company’s manufacturing facility at Gurugram, located in the National Capital Region (NCR) of Delhi. The six celebration edition models include Splendor+, Xtreme 160R, Passion Pro, Glamour (motorcycles) and Destini 125, Maestro Edge 110 (scooters) – that will go on sale from February 2021.
Hero MotoCorp’s achievement of this landmark is one of the fastest global achievements of the 100 million cumulative production mark, with the last 50 Million units coming in a span of just seven years. This is also the 20th consecutive year that Hero MotoCorp has retained the coveted title of the world’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers.
During this timeframe, the Company will aim to further consolidate its leadership position, expand its global footprint, launch exciting and relevant products and also work on new innovative product concepts.
As part of the next five-year plan, Hero MotoCorp will introduce over 10 products – including variants, refreshes and upgrades – every year.
Hero MotoCorp will continue to reduce its carbon footprint through its green facilities and fuel-efficient products. The Company will also continue to work towards the propagation of new mobility solutions both through its internal programs and by supporting the larger external ecosystem.
Hero MotoCorp forayed into Uganda in 2019 with Mantra Motorbike East Africa Limited as its exclusive distributor in the country. The Company caters to its customers through a fast-growing network of over 185 touchpoints, including 23 dealerships, 60 service centers and more than 100 spare part outlets.
Hero MotoCorp’s comprehensive product range in Uganda, consisting of a wide portfolio, from entry-level to premium two-wheelers comprising of Hero Dawn 100, Hero Hunter 125, Hero Hunter 150, Hero Xpulse 200 & an automatic scooter Hero Destini 125.